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MarineLine Turkiye Moves to New Offices in Tuzla, Turkey

MarineLine Turkiye has moved to new offices in Tuzla, Turkey, and established a warehouse/application facility. Learn More

Turkish Maritime Federation Names Captain Koray Karagöz as Vice President

Captain Koray Karagöz, the General Manager of APC’s operations in Turkey, MarineLine Turkiye, has been named as Vice President of the Turkish Maritime Federation. Learn More

APC Appoints James R. Dechant As ChemLine® Coatings Global Rail & Transport Sales Manager

APC, a world-wide leader in high performance coatings for industry, has named James R. DeChant as ChemLine® Coatings Global Rail & Transport Sales Manager. Learn More

New ISO Certifications

MarineLine Turkiye has achieved: Environmental Management ISO 14001:2004; Quality Management ISO 9001:2008; and Occupational Health and Safety Management 18001:2007. Learn More

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NST DRIVES SHIPPING SUCCESS USING MARINELINE® CARGO TANK COATING SYSTEM FOR BETTER EFFICIENCIES
Mr. Niclas Kappelin, Managing Director of North Sea Tankers (NST), explains why MarineLine® has made a profitable difference in NST's transport of various chemical and product cargoes. Click here to read story

MARINELINE® CARGO TANK COATING SEES STRONG ACTIVITY IN NEWBUILDS AND RE-COATINGS IN TURKEY
Chemical tankers have always been a mainstay for the shipbuilding industry in Turkey. The shipowners of these tankers have typically specified MarineLine® as the cargo tank coating of choice. Click here to read story

THE IMPORTANCE OF COATINGS TO ACHIEVE HIGH PERFORMANCE IN CHEMICAL STORAGE
The risk of corrosive attacks by highly volatile products, such as those contained in bulk liquid storage facilities, is a key concern for all operators. Click here to read story

HIGHER CROSS-LINK DENSITY OF CARGO TANK COATING KEEPS CHEMICAL CARGOES MORE PURE
When customers ask how does the patented MarineLine® cargo tank coating keep chemicals pure from port to port, this leads to a basic understanding of the chemistry behind polymers. Click here to read story

APC SIGNS MARKETING REP AGREEMENT WITH AMFICO AGENCIES FOR INDIA
Amfico Agencies Pvt. Ltd. announced a new agreement with APC for marketing representation of APC’s ChemLine® coatings for the Indian market, at today’s opening of the Chemspec India 2016 event in Mumbai, India. Click here to read story

MARINELINE® CARGO TANK COATING SYSTEM SELECTED BY SCOT TANKER
Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC) has signed a contract with Scot Tanker, based in Istanbul, Turkey, for up to 8 chemical tanker retrofits using the patented MarineLine® polymer cargo tank coating system. Click here to read story

APC RE-APPOINTS HÜNI + CO AS ITS SOLE APPLICATOR COMPANY IN EUROPE FOR TANK CONTAINERS
Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC), has re-appointed industry leader HÜNI + CO, from Friedrichshafen, Germany as its sole ChemLINE® coatings applicator in Europe for tank containers. Click here to read story

APC ACHIEVES ADR APPROVAL FOR TRANSPORT OF DANGEROUS GOODS IN TANKS
APC has received approval from the Turkish Standards Institution (TSE) for the company’s MarineLine® and ChemLine® coatings products, according to ADR regulations for road tanker transportation. Click here to read story

MARINELINE® CARGO TANK COATING AT SMM 2014
The MarineLine® 784 cargo tank coating system from Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC), used worldwide on chemical and product tankers to transport a wide range of liquid cargoes, is making news at SMM 2014, the world’s leading maritime industry trade fair.Click here to read story

ADVANCED POLYMER COATINGS INTRODUCES NEW ONE-COAT TANK LINING, CHEMLINE® 784/32 PC FOR PLURAL COMPONENT SPRAY EQUIPMENT
 Advanced Polymer Coatings, (Avon, Ohio, USA) is introducing a new tank lining system at the 2013 ILTA Conference & Trade Show, in Houston, Texas. New ChemLine® 784/32 PC coating is based on the well-known ChemLine® brand of high performance, polymer-based coatings. This new patented polymer formulation incorporates a 98%+ solids coating system, engineered for a one-coat tank lining application with Plural Component equipment. Click here to read story

APC EXHIBITS MARINELINE® AT SMM 2012 TRADE FAIR
Among Advanced Polymer Coating’s (APC) fair highlights will be its MarineLine® 784 cargo tank coating system. Click here to read story

BV REPORT SHOWS MARINELINE® WITH 85.6% MARKET SHARE FOR TURKISH CHEMICAL TANKERS
Bureau Veritas has published its latest update on BV Classed Turkish tankers. Noted on the list are 125 chemical tankers, of which 107 of these classed ships are coated with the MarineLine® tank coating/lining system. Click here to read story

ADVANCED POLYMER COATINGS SIGNS JOINT VENTURE LETTER OF INTENT WITH REACTIVE SURFACES TO DEVELOP ENVIRONMENTALLY SOUND EXTERIOR MARINE COATINGS FOR HULLS AND STATIONARY STRUCTURES
Advanced Polymer Coatings, based here, and Reactive Surfaces, Ltd., based in Austin, Texas, have signed a Letter of Intent to combine their technologies in a joint venture to develop exterior marine coatings functionalized with bio-based additives for submersed hull surfaces and stationary structures. Click here to read story

ADVANCED POLYMER COATINGS NAMES JAN SLOOTER AS DIRECTOR, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, EUROPE
Mr. Jan Slooter, a long time industry veteran in the marine business, has joined Advanced Polymer Coatings as Director, Business Development, Europe. He will be responsible for sales in this region of the world and will provide real life MarineLine® experience to customers using MarineLine®-coated tankers. Click here to read story

AT SMM 2010, ADVANCED POLYMER COATINGS PRESENTS MARINELINE® 784 CARGO TANK COATING FOR CHEMICAL, PRODUCT AND OIL TANKERS
Advanced Polymer Coatings’ MarineLine® 784 cargo tank coating system, already considered the pre-eminent coating for chemical tankers, is becoming an important factor in new transport markets. Click here to read story

ADVANCED POLYMER COATINGS, LTD., RECEIVES ISO 9001:2008 CERTIFICATION FROM ABS QE - AVON, OHIO, USA June 16, 2009 — Advanced Polymer Coatings has been granted a 3-year certification of the ISO 9001:2008 standard, by ABS Quality Evaluations, Inc. The certification reads: ‘Manufacturer of engineered, innovative polymer based coatings and resins based on leading edge technology,’ according to the certificate. Click here for story.

MARINELINE® PRESENTS AT 2009 EUROPORT ISTANBUL EVENT - ISTANBUL, TURKEY, March 25, 2009 — This week, at the 2009 Europort Istanbul International Maritime Exhibition, Advanced Polymer Coatings (Avon, Ohio, U.S.A.) presented the ‘green technology’ of the MarineLine® tank lining system, developed to protect maritime chemical tankers and their cargos. ‘Green’ products, based on sound environmental policies, are becoming an important component in how companies do business today. Click here for story.

ADVANCED POLYMER COATINGS REACHES THE MARINE COATINGS MARKET WORLDWIDE WITH MARINELINE®, FROM NORTH AMERICAN HEADQUARTERS - AVON, OHIO, USA, March 4, 2009 – Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC), a small, niche coatings manufacturer specializing in high performance, corrosion-resistant coatings, entered the marine market with a coating called MarineLine®. Click here for story.

MARINELINE ATTENDS SMM 2008 - HAMBURG, GERMANY, September 2008 – Advanced Polymer Coatings had another successful presentation of its MarineLine coating system at SMM 2008, the world's largest shipping event. Click here for photos of the Customer Appreciation Dinner Event

TRITON 3T TO FOCUS EXCLUSIVELY ON MARINELINE® SPRAY APPLICATION WORK - SINGAPORE, September 22, 2008 — Triton 3T, a division of Guaranteed Advanced Tank Technologies International, Ltd., is a newly formed independent company that will specialize in the spray application of MarineLine® high performance tank coatings. Click here for story

KOREAN SHIPYARDS UTILIZING MARINELINE® COATING FOR GROWING LIST OF CHEMICAL TANKER NEWBUILD CONSTRUCTIONS - In South Korea, one of the hottest shipbuilding markets in the world, MarineLine® coating is standing out as the lining of choice for cargo tanks of chemical tankers. Click here for story.

ADVANCED POLYMER COATINGS COMPLETES FACILITY EXPANSION; GEARS UP PRODUCTION CAPABILITY - AVON, OHIO, June 26, 2007 – Advanced Polymer Coating (Avon, Ohio, USA), provider of the well-known high-performance coatings MarineLine®, and ChemLine®, has completed a new plant facility expansion at its Avon, Ohio facilities. Click here for story

MARINELINE® CONTRACTS SIGNED FOR 64 MORE CHEMICAL TANKERS FOLLOWING TURKEY’S EUROPORT EURASIA MARITIME EXHIBITION - AVON, OHIO, May 29, 2007 — Europort Eurasia, the 9th Maritime Exhibition for the Eurasian Region held last month in Istanbul, Turkey, provided an excellent platform for Advanced Polymer Coatings to showcase its MarineLine® cargo tank lining system. According to Advanced Polymer Coatings’ Chairman, Mr. Donald Keehan, the company signed contracts that will see 64 new ships coated with MarineLine over the next several years. Click here for story

ADVANCED POLYMER COATINGS’ MARINELINE® TANK COATING RECEIVES THE “ABS DESIGN ASSESSMENT” CERTIFICATION - AVON, OHIO, February 8, 2007 – The MarineLine® coating system, from Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC) used to line and protect tanks in marine chemical tankers and related offshore uses, has received the “Certification of Design Assessment” from the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS). Click here for story.

MARINELINE® ANNOUNCES AT SMM THAT MILESTONE ‘100th SHIP’ IS COMPLETED WITH INNOVATIVE POLYMER-BASED TANK COATING SYSTEM - HAMBURG GERMANY, September 26, 2006 Advanced Polymer Coatings (Avon, Ohio, USA), is announcing at SMM 2006 that the 100th tanker ship has now been coated with MarineLine®, the unique tank lining system. Click here for story.

PROPER PREPARATION, APPLICATION AND INSPECTION OF TANK COATING ENSURES HIGH PERFORMANCE IN DEMANDING CHEMICAL ENVIRONMENTS - CLEVELAND, OHIO, August 3, 2006 – The cargo tank coating selection is a vital part of the design or repair of a ship and can have a lasting effect on the profitable operation of the vessel for many years. Click here for story.

KS SHIPPING USES SPECIALLY FABRICATED MARINELINE® TANK LINING AND COATING SYSTEM FOR ACID CARRIER SERVICE AND OTHER CARGOES - April 18, 2006
When Turkey-based KS Shipping decided to add a line of five newbuild chemical tankers to its fleet, USA-based Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC) presented a new MarineLine®-based lining and coating system to ensure the KS ships could carry the maximum types of cargoes possible. Click here for story.

NEWBUILD TANKERS FOR A.P. MOLLER-MAERSK TO BE COATED WITH ADVANCED POLYMER COATINGS MARINELINE® AT JIANGNAN SHIPYARD - November 1, 2005
A.P. Moller-Maersk, the world’s largest shipowner, based in Denmark, will soon have a fleet of up to nine (9) tanker ships protected with the innovative and patented MarineLine® coating system from Advanced Polymer Coatings based in Avon, Ohio, USA. Click here for story.

TURKISH DELIGHT! 50 SHIPS NOW COATED WITH HIGH PERFORMANCE MARINELINE® IN TURKEY SINCE FIRST SHIP THERE COATED IN 2001 - August 15, 2005
MarineLine® continues to impress the marine transportation industry with its ongoing performance, as evidenced by the mid-summer milestone news that in Turkey alone, the 50th ship has now been coated with MarineLine® since the first ship was coated in that country in 2001. Click here for story.